African-Brazilian

Bruna Marquezine

by stlucas on December 3, 2017

Bruna Marquezine – 74th Annual Venice International Film Festival – “Suburbicon” Premiere – Arrivals – Palazzo del Cinema – Venice, Italy – Photo Credit: Laurent Koffel / PRPhotos.com

Birth Name: Bruna Reis Maia

Place of Birth: Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: August 4, 1995

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Portuguese, Italian, African, possibly other)

Bruna Marquezine is a Brazilian actress.

Bruna is the daughter of Neide and Telmo Maia. She has a sister, Luana. Bruna’s parents are pictured here.

Bruna’s stage name, which is her paternal grandmother’s surname, is of Italian origin (a variation of Marchesini/Marchesine). Bruna also has some African roots on her mother’s side, as well as Portuguese ancestry.

Bruna’s paternal grandparents were João Maia and Joaninha Marquezine. They are pictured here.

Sources: http://gshow.globo.com

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Romário

by gmillaz on November 28, 2017

Birth Name: Romário de Souza Faria

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: 29 January, 1966

Ethnicity: Brazilian (Portuguese, African, possibly other)

Romário is a Brazilian professional footballer and politician. He is the son of Manuela Ladislau Faria and Edevair de Souza Faria.

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Monalysa Alcântara

by Manila on November 18, 2017

Birth Name: Monalysa Maria Alcântara Nascimento

Place of Birth: Teresina, Piauí, Brazil

Date of Birth: 24 January, 1999

Ethnicity: Afro-Brazilian

Monalysa Alcântara is a Brazilian model and beauty queen. She was crowned Miss Brazil 2017, and was a top 10 finalist in Miss Universe 2017.

She is the daughter of Helda Maria (Alcântara) and Rogério Nascimento Sousa.

Monalysa’s paternal grandfather is João Batista Silva do Nascimento (the son of José Rodrigues do Nascimento and Antônia Alves da Silva). José was the son of an unknown father and Luzia Maria da Conceição Nascimento. Antônia was the daughter of Máximo Alves da Silva and Benedita Maria da Conceição.

Monalysa’s paternal grandmother is Liduina de Sousa (the daughter of Evelidio Chavier de Sousa and Selina Mendes).

Monalysa’s maternal grandfather is Raimundo Nonato Alcântara (the son of Pedro José Alcântara and Gonçala Maria das Mercês).

Monalysa’s maternal grandmother is Maria José Cardoso (the daughter of Amaro José Cardoso and Maria Magdalena da Fonseca). Amaro was the son of José Cardoso da Silva and Maria das Virgens da Conceição. Monalysa’s great-grandmother Maria Magdalena was the daughter of Alfredo da Fonseca and Maria Luzia da Silva.

Sources: Birth record of Monalysa Alcântara – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Monalysa’s paternal aunt, Simone Sousa do Nascimento – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Monalysa’s paternal grandfather, João Batista Silva do Nascimento – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Monalysa’s paternal great-grandparents, José Rodrigues do Nascimento and Antônia Alves da Silva – https://familysearch.org

Birth record of Monalysa’s paternal great-grandfather, José Rodrigues do Nascimento – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Monalysa’s paternal great-grandmother, Antônia Alves da Silva – https://www.familysearch.org

Birth record of Monalysa’s mother – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Monalysa’s maternal great-grandparents, Amaro José Cardoso and Maria Madalena da Fonseca – https://www.familysearch.org

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Nego do Borel

by Manila on November 18, 2017

Birth Name: Leno Maycon Viana Gomes

Place of Birth: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Date of Birth: 10 July, 1992

Ethnicity: Afro-Brazilian

Nego do Borel is a Brazilian singer.

He is the son of Roseli Viana and Nelcir Gomes.

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Erika Ender

by madman on November 9, 2017

Birth Name: Erika María Ender Simoes

Place of Birth: Panama City, Panama

Date of Birth: December 21, 1974

Ethnicity:
*German (father)
*Brazilian [Portuguese, African, possibly other] (mother)

Erika Ender is a Panamanian singer, songwriter, and actress.

Erika was born in Panama, to an American father, with German ancestry, and a Brazilian mother, who was born in Salvador, Bahia, with the Portuguese surname Simões. Her father is often said to be Panamanian-American, but it is not clear if he has any Panamanian ancestry. Erika speaks fluent Spanish, Portuguese, and English.

Source: http://www.kardecian.org

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